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  1. And The Winner Is...


    In honor of Sunday's 2014 Academy Awards, we're casting the spotlight on five of our favorite athletes-turned-actors. 1. Gina Carano: MMA's first female superstar caught the attention of Hollywood producers with her incredible athleticism and good...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
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  3. espnW -- Sara McMann focuses on fight, not fame, leading into UFC...

    Kate Fagan

    Ronda Rousey embraces being a celebrity champion, but her opponent at Saturday's UFC 170, Sara McMann, doesn't fight for fame or fortune. She's in simple pursuit of pure competition.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  4. espnW -- UFC champion Ronda Rousey falls for MMA after winning fi...

    Feeling suffocated by judo, Olympian Ronda Rousey went looking for a new love. After 23 seconds of mixed martial arts, she knew the octagon was where she belonged.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  5. espnW -- Female fighters want to open minds

    Lisa Wallace

    Think mixed martial arts is too brutal? Give them a chance, and the women of UFC say they'll show you how much the sport has to offer.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2013
  6. espnW -- Dispelling the mischaracterizations of mixed martial art...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Fallon Fox this week revealed that she is a transgender athlete. Now, with the mixed martial arts fighter's inner-circle carefully trying to control the message, Fox has invited much of the criticism.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  7. espnW -- What to make of recent milestones in women's sports

    Johnette Howard

    Recent milestones and "firsts" for female athletes have provided glimpses into just how women's sports may finally break through its most stubbornly unconquered frontier.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  8. espnW - UFC stages first all-female fight

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's That's What She Said, Sarah Spain addresses her fear of MMA fighting but says this weekend's all-female matchup might be what she needs to get over her fear of watching.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  9. espnW -- The relationship between sex and sports

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain explores the relationship between sex and sports performance.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  10. espnW -- Ronda Rousey is a striking MMA success

    Amanda Rykoff

    With her devastating armbar, Strikeforce bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gone from insecure girl to the toughest woman in MMA.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  11. In The Game -- Gina Carano

    Fifteen things you should know about soccer player Gina Carano.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  12. MMA star Miesha Tate fights for respect

    Beau Dure

    Old-school MMA champ Miesha Tate says brash challenger Ronda Rousey is bad for the sport. Can Tate prove it in the cage?

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  13. MMA fighter Gina Carano stars in new arena

    Heather Burns

    After suffering her first loss in the octagon, MMA star Gina Carano found a new calling on the silver screen. Her movie, "Haywire," opens Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  14. Having a power meal with ... Debi Purcell

    Sharon Liao

    This MMA fighter takes on tough-as-nails opponents in cages and rings. But, at the end of the day, she just wants a simple bowl of soup.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  15. Women's MMA -- Marloes Tate, Marloes Coenen could make history in...

    Shawn Krest

    Four months ago, Miesha Tate and Marloes Coenen didn't know if MMA had a future. Now, theirs might be the most-watched women's fight ever.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  16. What's up with ... going vegan?

    Sharon Liao

    Can forgoing animal products make you a stronger athlete? Football players, MMA fighters and Ironman triathletes all say yes. Learn how they made the switch.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011